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Why work for us?

The UK Sports Institute (UKSI) provides world-leading sports science and medicine support to Olympic and Paralympic sports across the UK. We work with the most talented athletes in Great Britain and are always looking for ambitious and driven employees to support us with this.


What we offer

We strongly believe in investing in our people and their wellbeing and this is reflected in the extensive suite of employees benefits we offer.

  • Learning and development

  • Professional memberships

  • Comprehensive health plan

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Generous parental and family leave

  • Competitive Pension Scheme

  • Occupational sick pay

  • Kit and equipment

  • 29 days annual leave

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Life cover

  • Retail offers and discounts


The UK Sports Institute is a Disability Confident Committed Employer.

Please head to our Accessibility page to see what we are committed to.


The UK Sports Institute is a Living Wage Employer.

This accreditation demonstrates our commitment to paying the real Living Wage to people who work for the UK Sports Institute.

Here are some statistics from the survey we ran in 2020:

92 %

of employees feel proud to work at the UK Sports Institute

84 %

of employees have confidence in the UK Sports Institute Leadership Team

84 %

of employees feel supported by their Line Manager